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Tackling the collateral damage from antibiotics

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Antibiotics help us to get rid of bacterial infections — but they can also harm the helpful microbes residing in our guts. Researchers have analyzed the effects of 144 antibiotics on the well-being of our most common gut microbes. The study significantly improves our understanding of antibiotics’ side effects and suggests a new approach to mitigating the adverse effects of antibiotics therapy on gut bacteria.

Source: ScienceDaily.com